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The Studio Volume 28 (Paperback) Loot Price: R467
Discovery Miles 4 670
The Studio Volume 28 (Paperback): Books Group

The Studio Volume 28 (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 Excerpt: ...case the spirit of the scene depicted, reflecting with felicity the vivid contrasts of colour, blended by the transfiguring effect of the soft and luminous atmosphere and the brilliant sunshine, into one harmonious whole. The fascinating beauty of the illustrations must not, however, lead the reader to be content with merely skimming the pages they illuminate; for the author uses his pen as skilfully as his bnish, and his descriptions of the magic land bring out very forcibly the general peculiarities setting it apart from every other country; whilst the local characteristics of the different districts and their inhabitants are touched off with an equally unerring hand. Art and its Produrers, and lhe Arls and Craft: of To-day. By Wii.i.i.ii MORRIS. (London: Longmans, Green & Co.)--This beautifully printed volume consists of two lectures delivered before the National Society for the Advancement of Art. In both lectures the keynote is sincerity, and the moral the teacher is most anxious to enforce is the absolute necessity, if good work is to be produced, that all pretence should be eschewed. As is well known, Mr. Morris looked upon art as a means to lighten and beautify labour, and he here draws a striking parallel between the applied arts and the satisfying of hunger, urging his hearers "to follow Nature's example and strive to make the useful ware they produce pleasant, just as Nature makes pleasant the exercise of the necessary functions of sentient beings." He concludes the lecture on the "Arts and Crafts " with an eloquent appeal to all craftsmen to be good workmen; declaring "that this will give them real sympathy with all that is worth doing in art, and make them free of the great corporation of creative force &...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 66
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-28085-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-28085-9
Barcode: 9781231280850

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